Women's Health

Another Day, Another Loss

I know it's been awhile since I've published a post but it's been a crazy few months now that my daughter has learned how to walk (and run) around. PHEW! I'm exhausted! Anyway, back in April 2018, my husband and I started on our journey to try to conceive a second child. You may or… Continue reading Another Day, Another Loss

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Please Breathe: My Personal Battle With Unexplained Infertility (Final Chapter)

This is a continuation of my personal story. If you’re looking for the beginning, click here: Please Breathe: My Personal Battle With Unexplained Infertility (Part One)      The longest moment of my life was from the moment my daughter was born to the moment I heard her cry. It felt like an eternity. “Please breathe,… Continue reading Please Breathe: My Personal Battle With Unexplained Infertility (Final Chapter)

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Please Breathe: My Personal Battle With Unexplained Infertility (Part Four)

This is a continuation of my personal story. If you’re looking for the beginning, click here: Please Breathe: My Personal Battle With Unexplained Infertility (Part One)     It just so happens that I found out I was pregnant the day that I had scheduled my appointment. I was able to cancel my appointment with joy and… Continue reading Please Breathe: My Personal Battle With Unexplained Infertility (Part Four)

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Please Breathe: My Personal Battle With Unexplained Infertility (Part Three)

This is a continuation of my personal story. If you’re looking for the beginning, click here: Please Breathe: My Personal Battle With Unexplained Infertility (Part One)      One of the worst parts that came out of enduring an ectopic pregnancy was that we had to wait three cycles before being able to try again. I… Continue reading Please Breathe: My Personal Battle With Unexplained Infertility (Part Three)

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Please Breathe: My Personal Battle With Unexplained Infertility (Part Two)

This is a continuation of my personal story. If you're looking for the beginning, click here: Please Breathe: My Personal Battle With Unexplained Infertility (Part One)      On Mother’s Day, I headed to my job as a restaurant manager to start my incredibly stressful, long day. I picked up my favorite coffee drink and parked… Continue reading Please Breathe: My Personal Battle With Unexplained Infertility (Part Two)

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Please Breathe: My Personal Battle With Unexplained Infertility (Part One)

     It was early. The daylight was barely streaming through the cracks in the bathroom window’s blinds and I was trying my best to be quiet. There I was, for the hundredth time, bent over a pregnancy test like a scholar studying a scientific journal that held all the answers to life’s questions. I… Continue reading Please Breathe: My Personal Battle With Unexplained Infertility (Part One)

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10 Products Every Pregnant Woman Needs

You're pregnant! Congratulations! Now that you've found out you're growing a tiny human (or you know someone who is), you may be wondering what you'll need to make things go smoothly. Well, you've come to the right place! Here's a complete list of products that will make your life easier and more comfortable throughout your… Continue reading 10 Products Every Pregnant Woman Needs

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For The Comfort And Healing of New Moms: The Essentials

Whether you're about to welcome your sweet little one into the world, you've just given birth, or you're looking for something for a friend, you've come to the right place. I've compiled a list based on what I personally used and the recommendations of my mama community. BEWARE! This list is for real life so… Continue reading For The Comfort And Healing of New Moms: The Essentials

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Mom Guilt: Why Parents Give Themselves A Hard Time

Mom guilt. No one tells you about it before you have kids but it's real and it's awful. There are days that you feel like you can't do anything right as a parent. Your kids will choke on something, eat something they shouldn't out of the cupboard or off the floor, drink something that causes… Continue reading Mom Guilt: Why Parents Give Themselves A Hard Time

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Motherhood: You’ll Always Carry Your Child In Your Heart (Literally)

The saying "a moment in our arms, a lifetime in our hearts" is actually true, literally! "In pregnancy, women are shape-shifters, their bellies waxing like the moon. After delivery, they hold another kind of magic: microchimerism, a condition in which women harbor cells that originated in their children even decades after birth." (Source: The Atlantic)… Continue reading Motherhood: You’ll Always Carry Your Child In Your Heart (Literally)